Impressive Video of South Pole Aurora From Space

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Aurora Australis, or Southern Lights, as seen by the NASA IMAGE satellite eight days after a giant solar flare. Just a very cool animation of the Aurora over the south pole. You can see the magic of our protective magnetic field at work. Image Credit NASA

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Recipient of many prestigious NASA Awards including the Exceptional Public Service Medal and the Robert H. Goddard award. Experience includes working for NASA, as a contractor, in satellite design, construction and operations. Expert in the satellite operations concepts and ground systems including command, control, and science data processing.